Giveaway: Duralex Picardie Tumblers from Mightynest

Duralex stack down

We all know that canning jars are good for so much more than canning. You can store dry goods in them, use them to tote leftovers to work for lunch, and even drink out of them. They make it easy to transition from plastic food storage to glass because they’re relatively inexpensive and readily available. I’ve certainly used my mason jars for nearly everything under the sun and value them beyond measure for their wide utility and food safe qualities.

Duralex Picardie packaging

Thing is, in recent years I’ve learned that it can be hard on canning jars to constantly employ them for everyday use and then turn around and can in them. That’s because when you eat out of jars and bang them around, it can weaken them and eventually lead to breakage in the canning pot.

I’ve actually started to save my jars for canning and (gasp!) use food storage containers and drinking glasses for their intended purposes (though I do have a selection of jars that are designated for drinking and leftover storage only).

Duralex logo

However, for those of us canners who prize mason jars for their sturdiness as drinkware, where do you go when you want glassware that’s just as hardy? For me, the answer is Duralex. I became obsessed with the iconic Duralex Picardie glass about five years ago and since then have built up a sizable collection of tumblers in graduating sizes.

homemade latte in Duralex

For a brief period, they went out of production and I became something of a Duralex stockpiler. Happily, they’re available again and I couldn’t be more pleased. Made of tempered glass, they can be used to serve both hot and cold drinks and they’re nearly impossible to break (an excellent feature for when my nephew is visiting. The smaller tumblers are also just the right size for his little hands). Truth be told, I love them nearly as much as my canning jars.

three sizes of Duralex

The nice people over at Mightynest heard about my crazy devotion to these Duralex Picardie tumblers and suggested we team up on a giveaway. And so today I’m delighted to be giving away a collection of Picardie tumblers to one lucky Food in Jars reader. The winner will receive six 5.75 ounce glasses, six 10.5 ounce glasses, and six 17 ounce glasses.

This giveaway is open to US residents only (glass is pricy to ship) and entries can only be accepted via the Rafflecopter form below.

Local Kitchen, Autumn Makes and Does, The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking, and Tasty Yummies are hosting Duralex giveaways this week thanks to Mighty Next. Enter them all!

For more ideas on how to add more glass to your kitchen, check out Mightynest’s Pinterest board featuring glass pitchers, glassware, and food storage products.

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443 Responses to Giveaway: Duralex Picardie Tumblers from Mightynest

  1. 401
    katklaw777 says:

    I’d like to replace glad bags…I use way too many.

  2. 402
    Rani says:

    Lots of plastic storage and takeout containers I’d love to ditch. And to have a complete set of glasses nearly impossible to break? What a happy holiday that would make!

  3. 403
    Deb in Indiana says:

    I still use ziplock sandwich size square containers for leftovers — would like to find glass replacements as handy to use.

  4. 404

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  5. 405
    Anat says:

    I use too many plastic bags!

  6. 406
    Rose says:

    I am in between the glass & plastic, but would love these glasses to replace the kars in my cabinet.

  7. 407
    Jennifer says:

    Trying to replace sandwich bags since I pack my lunch for work every day!

  8. 408
    LouAnn says:

    Sandwich bags.

  9. 409
    Shelly says:

    Lots of plastic in my fridge! I’d like to replace the whipped cream bowls and the quart ziploc bags!

  10. 410
    Angie says:

    I’ve seen these, and would love to replace all the kiddo plastic cups with them. I know the plastic cups are BPA free (i’m a nut about that) but a plastic cup doesn’t look as well when we have guests over…

  11. 411
    Virginia says:

    I’d like to replace my plastic tumblers with these.

  12. 412
    Bronwen says:

    all my ikea tupperware

  13. 413
    Karen says:

    I have been slowly getting rid of plastic. I would like to replace all my food storage containers with these.

  14. 414
    Danielle says:

    I love Duralex glasses! I bought a few at Crate & Barrel before they discontinued them – wish I’d bought more!

    • 414.1
      Danielle says:

      Oops – I didn’t realize I was supposed to answer the question! As for what plastic I’m replacing next, it’s storage containers. I have a great set of glass containers with lids (also from C&B), but need way, way more to replace all the plastic ones. slowly but surely!

  15. 415
    Dianne says:

    No more plastic wrap…

  16. 416
    Lis says:

    Plastic microwavable plates!

  17. 417
    caitlin says:

    Trying to get rid of all of our Tupperware! We are mostly glass but need to weed out the last holdouts!

  18. 418
    marybeth says:

    we are slowly replacing plastic storage containers for glass ones

  19. 419
    Melissa says:

    Oh, my favorite, favorite glasses. Slightly dainty, but durable, Fingers crossed!!!

  20. 420
    Will says:

    These are so beautiful! I can haz?

  21. 421
    Jennifer H says:

    I”d love to get rid of all the children’s BPA-free cups!

  22. 422
    Michele says:

    My latest switch was to glass freezer jars for stock. Not sure what will happen next as I’ve replaced almost everything.

  23. 423
    Carla S says:

    I’m going to replace my plastic mixing bowls with glass ones next.

  24. 424
    Susie says:

    I want to replace plastic cups.

  25. 425
    Rachel says:

    I would love to get to a place of getting rid of plastic baggies (ziplocs) entirely for glass containers but I’m not sure it’ll ever happen due to using them so often in the freezer!

  26. 426
    fayme s says:

    i want to stop using plastic bags!

  27. 427
    Elizabeth N. says:

    Plastic lunch containers. I hate those things for so many reasons.

  28. 428
    Nicole says:

    Ziplock baggies.

  29. 429
    Kathy Dodd says:

    THis would be great to use instead of a jelly jar. Actually it frees the canning jars to be filled with jellies.

  30. 430
    Jennifer says:

    storage containers! we are slowly transitioning out of other plastics but stirring/serving spoons and spatulas and containers are next!

  31. 431
    Shelly Smith says:

    I need to ditch the few remaining pieces of rubbermaid storage containers! Aghhh!

  32. 432
    casey r says:

    measuring cups and spoons!

  33. 433
    Michelle Green says:

    Eager to ditch the little plastic containers for food storage – big is /was easy – small to medium..not so much..

  34. 434
    Ashley C says:

    I’d love to replace all my mismatched plastic storage containers and have some glass for my cabinet storage too. Great info about not using canning jars for cups and then canning. I’d not thought about that, would have hated to learn the hard way!

  35. 435
    Patrick Farrington says:

    I’ve gotten rid of most of the plastic in my kitchen except for food storage containers. I’m working on replacing them with glass when I can.

  36. 436
    Nancy James says:

    Plastic bags are just to easy to grab and go with, so replacing them would be great.The small glass would also be great in a rehabilitation setting, just the right size for the hand.

  37. 437
    Maggie says:

    One of these days we’ll be able to afford to buy the local creamery’s glass-bottled milk instead of regular store brand plastic gallons. But at the rate we drink milk, I don’t think that’ll be very soon :/

  38. 438
    Shawn says:

    I’d love to replace the plastic storage containers I have with glass. Also, not glass, but it would be great to change all my plastic cooking utensils for wood!

  39. 439
    Sarah Burstein says:

    Starting to tackle the kids sippy cups next. Moving them to mugs and glasses so these would be perfect!

  40. 440
    Ann says:

    Thanks for offering these. I just recently found your site so will be anxious to check out more about your topics.

    Like you, I use my canning jars for SO MANY things and love the idea of glass. I also use them for canning, as well as store in them, but I love the shape and sizes of these glasses and would love to have a set. I’ve been gradually getting rid of all my old plastic for quite some time.

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